• CPU: Intel Core i7-7700HQ
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (8GB GDDR5)
  • Display: 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), 120 Hz, TN
  • Storage: 256GB SSD + 1000GB HDD
  • RAM: 16GB DDR4, 2400 MHz
  • Weight: 2.20 kg (4.9 lbs)

MSI GE63 RAIDER - Specs

CPU Performance #16
  • Intel Core i7-7820HQ 0.3%
  • Intel Xeon E3-1505M v6 2.4%
  • Intel Core i7-7700HQ
  • Intel Core i5-7300HQ 0.2%
  • Intel Core i7-8650U 1.2%
GPU Performance #6
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q (8GB GDDR5X) 2.5%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 (8GB GDDR5X) 11%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (8GB GDDR5)
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q (8GB GDDR5) 6.4%
  • 2x NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M (6GB GDDR5, SLI) 7.1%
Display
15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), 120 Hz, TN
panel 1
Chi Mei N156HHE-GA1
Color accuracy 11 -> 2.2
HDD/SSD
256GB SSD PCIe NVMe + 1TB HDD, 7200 rpm
M.2 Slot
2x 2280 PCIe NVMe M.2 with RAID 0 support See photo
RAM
16GB DDR4, 2400 MHz
OS
Windows 10 Home
Battery
51Wh, 6-cell
Body material
Aluminum
Dimensions
383 x 260 x 27 mm (15.08" x 10.24" x 1.06")
Weight
2.20 kg (4.9 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 4x USB Type-A 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
  • 1x USB Type-C
  • HDMI
  • VGA
  • DVI
  • Displayport mini
  • Card reader SD, SDHC, SDXC
  • Ethernet LAN 10, 100, 1000 Mbit/s
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ac
  • Bluetooth 4.1
  • Audio jack 2x 3.5 mm jacks for headset and external microphone
Features
  • Web camera 1080p Full HD
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Microphone
  • Speakers 2 x Speakers + 2 x Subwoofers
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slot

DISPLAY: 15.6-inch, 1920 x 1080, TN

Name Chi Mei N156HHE-GA1
Diagonal 15.6"
Pixel density 141.21 ppi
Brightness 351 cd/m2
sRGB 100%%
PWM frequency 26000 Hz
Panel Type TN
Resolution 1920 x 1080
Becomes "Retina" from 24 inches (62 cm)
Contrast 1230:1
dE Color Checker 11 2.2
PWM Rating 9.2: (safe)
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Pros

  • Good build quality and slender outfit
  • Support of RAID 0 (combining two storage drives virtually into one)
  • Super fast vibrant display
  • RGB keyboard
  • No aggressive PWM-adjustment (our Health-Guard profile completely bypasses PWM)
  • RAM and storage are easy to access and upgrade
  • Loud and crisp speakers

Cons

  • CPU gets quite hot during extreme load
  • Unacceptable battery life
  • Poor viewing angles

CPU Performance: Intel Core i7-7700HQ

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performance
Results are from the Cinebench 15 CPU test (the higher the score, the better)
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13986.00+0.2%
performance
Results are from the Fritz chess benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
Results are from our Photoshop benchmark test (the lower the score, the better)

GPU Performance: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (8GB GDDR5)

Gameplay recordings with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (8GB GDDR5)

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